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Thomas Renoldner

Austria / Website


Since 1976 artistic work in the areas of film, music, installations, performance, etc. Studied education and psychology in Innsbruck. 1980-83 organized productions of experimental theater, film, music at KOMM in Innsbruck. 1983-86 collaborative work with Klaus Reis at the "Galerie im Kino" in Salzburg. Silk-screen printing workshop. Since 1988 studied animated film at the College of Applied Arts in Vienna (Hubert Sielecki). Installation Filmplastik (Film sculpture), collaborative work since 1988. 1989-94 studied in the master class for Experimental Design with Lassnig and Attersee, also at the College of Applied Arts in Vienna. Experimental, animated and fiction films, multi-media work. International committee member of ASIFA, chairman of ASIFA Austria, member of the Austria Filmmakers Cooperative and the artists' group PENSION EXPORT.

1980 Atemnot (Shortness of Breath)
1981 Kobbla Mamfred
1982 Sie haben 15 Sekunden Zeit, etwas besonders Wichtiges zu sagen (You have 15 seconds time to say something extremely important)
1983 Die Begrenzungslinien der Projektionsfläche (The borders of the projection screen)
1984 Il carnevale
1986 Sehnsucht: Wildnis (Desire: Wilderness)
1985 Warten Sie auf etwas Besonderes? (Are you waiting for something special?)
1987 Filmplastik (Film Sculpture)
1987 Das Fenster (The window)
1988 Der Dialog (The Dialogue - between film & reality)
1989 Haus / Frau (House / Woman)
1989 Shark in the City
1989 Ein Schlag zuviel (Too many strokes)
1989 Struktur / Auflösung (Structure / Dissolution)
1990 Würfel (Cubes)
1991 Bunt (Colorful)
1992 Lonely Cowboy in 1992
1994 Rhythmus 94 (Rhythm 94)
1996 Picnic in the green
1997 Hiroshima.August.92
1997 Zeit Raum (Time Space)
1998 SC01 - Belo Horizonte.April.97
1998 Sophia's Year
2004 Plato & Tao (artist portrait of Helene Avramidis and Chen Xi)
2007 Rosenmädchen Seelenclown (portrait of Gerlinde Zickler)
2012 Sunny Afternoon
2014 l'alfabeto delle cose piccole (collaboration with Linda Wolfsgruber, Federica Pagnucco and Peter Rosmanith)


The Mozart Minute

The Mozart Minute (Orig.) / 2006 / Austria / 31 min

28 well-known filmmakers living and working in Austria were invited by WIENER MOZARTJAHR 2006 (VIENNA MOZART YEAR 2006), to produce associative miniatures on Mozart. The only requirement: They had to be one-minute art films...





“My work has two strands: the first one deals with direct political images of violence, aggression and protest, mostly in Israeli-Palestinian context. It’s critique of news media, researching the complex, both realistic and surrealistic aspects of these images. The second strand of videos is more abstract and universal, dealing with cognitive, environmental and existential issues,” says the director about his works.

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- 16.1.2017 -

Charter 77

Charter 77

We commemorate the 40th anniversary of the founding of Charter 77 by presenting documentary profiles of the signatories to this important initiative of anti-communist resistance. Learn more about the context of this historical event by means of an authentic film experience.

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- 10.1.2017 -

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

A bonus subscription to DAFilms.com is a present you will never get tired of thanks to its diversity. You can get it for your close ones or just for yourself.

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